Monday, December 12, 2011

December 12 in San Antonio history...

1980
The new headquarters of San Antonio Savings is nearing completion at Loop 410 and San Pedro Avenue.  It is due to open at the end of the month.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

December 8 in San Antonio history...

1941
Travis Cotton, 28, of 206 Weaver Street, was waiting when the recruiting office opened and is the first San Antonian to volunteer after the Pearl Harbor attack yesterday.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

December 1 in San Antonio history...

1884
The Light asked San Antonians to assure the city's future by purchasing beer from local breweries rather than ordering from St. Louis.

1924
Congress received a bill from President Harding for spending $12,000,000 on Ft. Sam Houston, Camp Normoyle, Kelly and Brooks Fields.

1944
Park Commissioner Henry Hein scheduled a special pick-up of waste paper and tin cans for a city-wide salvage drive.